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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)

    Bung Hole

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)
    Bung Hole
    signed 'J. Wyeth' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper
    23¾ x 18½ in. (60.3 x 47 cm.)
    Executed in 1967.


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    This work is included in the database of the artist's work being compiled by the Wyeth Center at the William A. Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine.

    Provenance

    M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Private collection, Washington, D.C., acquired from the above.
    Sale: Doyle, New York, 6 November 1996, lot 138.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    W.S. Hadlock, Oils, Watercolors, Drawings by James Wyeth, exhibition catalogue, Rockland, Maine, 1969, n.p.
    Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, The Wyeths: N.C., Andrew and Jamie, exhibition catalogue, Marietta, Georgia, 1998, n.p.


    Exhibited

    Rockland, Maine, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Oils, Watercolors, Drawings by James Wyeth, July 11-September 8, 1969.
    Marietta, Georgia, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, The Wyeths: N.C., Andrew and Jamie, February 3-May 3, 1998.